Tech Topped by No. 13 Virginia Tech – Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

THE FLATS – Ga Tech softball (15-12, 2-4 ACC) dropped to No. 13 Virginia Tech (22-5, 8-1 ACC) by a closing of 5-1 on Sunday at Mewborn Area.

Sophomore proper fielder Madison Dobbins highlighted the working day with her first profession dinger, when senior hurler Blake Neleman turned the next Yellow Jacket ever to surpass 500 occupation strikeouts.

Virginia Tech delivered its initial blow of the working day with a two-operate shot in the top of the second. The Hokies followed with a pair of solo dwelling operates in the top rated of the fourth, but Dobbins fired again with a single of her have in the bottom 50 percent to trim the guide to 4-1. A sacrifice fly in the leading of the sixth gave Virginia Tech its remaining operate, and the Jacket bats unsuccessful to make any noise for the remainder of the contest, ensuing in a 5-1 Hokie win.

Even with shifting to 501 vocation punchouts with 3 on the day, Neleman (4-5) acquired the loss, offering up a few gained runs in a few innings of function. Fellow right handers Sophia Voyles and Chandler Dennis also expended time in the circle as Voyles tossed 3 innings, permitting two attained operates with a pair of sit downs, although Dennis pitched a single last, hitless inning.

Up Subsequent

Georgia Tech will head to Troy (21-7-1, 2–1 SBC) for a midweek matchup on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Troy, Ala. The recreation will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra.


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